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BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman Talks YES, VIRGINIA, Starring Mindy Sterling and Arneti Photo BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman Talks YES, VIRGINIA, Starring Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker
by David Clarke - Dec 15, 2020

YES, VIRGINIA is a heartwarming and hilarious holiday comedy about two older women navigating the perils of aging in suburban Detroit. The acclaimed dramedy is crafted in the vein of Stan Zimmerman’s writing for 'The Golden Girls'. To get the inside scoop about the upcoming digital production of YES, VIRGINIA, we chatted with Zimmerman about creating the play and working with Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker to bring this production to life.

THE GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Comes to The Victoria Theatre Photo THE GOLDEN GIRLS LIVE: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Comes to The Victoria Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2019

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition a?" the annual production of The Golden Girls Live! The Christmas Episodes. Performance Dates are Nov. 29 - Dec. 22, 2019 - 25 performances Only Wed. Thurs. Fri. at 8:00pm, Sat. at 3:00p and 8:00pm, Sun. at 2:00pm and 7:00pm with Special Matinee Performances Wed. Dec. 11 at 3:00pm.

Broadway Lyricist & Playwright Herbert Martin Passes Away Photo Broadway Lyricist & Playwright Herbert Martin Passes Away
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 4, 2019

Herbert Martin, born in Stamford in 1926, passed away peacefully at The Actor's Home in NJ, on September 27.

Jenji Kohan to Receive Writers Guild of America West's 2019 Laurel Award Photo Jenji Kohan to Receive Writers Guild of America West's 2019 Laurel Award
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 16, 2019

Television series creator-showrunner Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black, Weeds) has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West's 2019 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement, presented to a Guild member who has ‚Äúadvanced the literature of television and made outstanding contributions to the profession of the television writer.‚ÄĚ She will be honored at the WGAW's 2019 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show on Sunday, February 17, 2019.

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns for the Holiday Season Photo THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns for the Holiday Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 22, 2018

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition - the annual production of The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes.  Performance Dates are Nov. 29 - Dec. 23, 2018 - 19 performances only! Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 8:00pm, Sun. 7:00pm with Special Sunday Matinees Dec 9, 16, & 23 at 2:00 pm.

Writer-Producer Alison Cross to Receive WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for TV Wr Photo Writer-Producer Alison Cross to Receive WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 8, 2018

Veteran television writer-producer Alison Cross (Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, Roe vs. Wade, Murder in the First) is set to receive the Writers Guild of America West's 2018 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to San Francisco this Holiday Seaso Photo THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES Returns to San Francisco this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As the days become shorter and the crisp air signals the time when the Xmas sweaters are taken out of mothballs, it can only mean one thing. It's time for what has become a San Francisco tradition the annual production of The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes.

BWW Review: THE UNDERSTUDY Features a Trio of Stellar Performances Photo BWW Review: THE UNDERSTUDY Features a Trio of Stellar Performances
by Frank Benge - Sep 5, 2017

When you choose a three-person show it doesn't leave you much room for error or less than stellar acting. The current Southwest Theatre Productions company of Nicholas Kier, Devin Finn and Kristin Chiles under the direction of Joni Lorraine delivers nothing short of perfection, each character has been crafted to show without artifice or contrivance their specific needs and emotional depth. These performers show us abrasive tempers buffeted by discoveries, in Theresa Rebeck's unusual modern theatrical hybrid of drama and comedy.

BWW Review: THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND at Empire Stage
by John Lariviere - Jun 25, 2017

Direct from NYC, Empire Stage presents the South Florida premiere of Thank You For Being a Friend - A Golden Girls Musical Parody, written and directed by Nick Brennan. This new musical is a parody of the classic 1980's Television sitcom, The Golden Girls.

Olivier Award Winning SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL Celebrates 800th Performance
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2017

In 2015 SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL had its West End premiere in an Olivier Award winning season. New musicals created on the spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. On Monday 20th February Showstopper! The Improvised Musical celebrates a musical theatre milestone- they will be playing their 800th show. 

WEST WING Creator Aaron Sorkin to Receive WGAW's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 8, 2016

Aaron Sorkin, the Emmy-winning creator of The West Wing and Academy Award-winning screenwriter of The Social Network, is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES to Return to The Victoria Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes will play The Victoria Theatre from December 1-23, 2016.

Photo Flash: New Cast of PETER PAN GOES WRONG Walks the Plank in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Following widespread critical acclaim, Peter Pan Goes Wrong has returned to the Apollo Theatre for a limited run now through 29 January 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast, featuring Matt Cavendish, Bryony Corrigan, Susan Harrison, Harry Kershaw, Bailey Patrick, Laurence Pears, Daniel Pitout, Oliver Senton, Sydney Smith and Adeline Waby, in action below!

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre Presents SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The 43rd Season of the BBT - a Season of Love and Passion - kicks off in November with a what has been called "the most charming musical ever written."

Photo Flash: The Victoria Theatre to Present GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES 2016
by Ashlee Latimer - Nov 5, 2016

225498For those who are fans of The Golden Girls, Ice Cream, Cheesecake and Christmas - do we have a new Ice Cream Flavor for You! To celebrate the Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes - 2016 - Humphry Slocombe (San Francisco's award-winning artisanal Ice cream maker) has created a limited edition ice cream flavor. Appropriately christened Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (dark chocolate cheesecake ice cream with amarena cherries & house-made graham crackers). The limited edition flavor will be available at both Humphry Slocombe locations (2790 Harrison St. and 1 Ferry Building, SF) Dec. 1-31, 2016.

Humphry Slocombe Debuts New Ice Cream Flavor to Celebrate THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES - 2016
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 4, 2016

For those who are fans of The Golden Girls, Ice Cream, Cheesecake and Christmas - do we have a new Ice Cream Flavor for You! To celebrate the Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes - 2016 - Humphry Slocombe (San Francisco's award-winning artisanal Ice cream maker) has created a limited edition ice cream flavor. Appropriately christened Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (dark chocolate cheesecake ice cream with amarena cherries & house-made graham crackers). The limited edition flavor will be available at both Humphry Slocombe locations (2790 Harrison St. and 1 Ferry Building, SF) Dec. 1-31, 2016.

THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES to Return to The Victoria Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes will play The Victoria Theatre from December 1-23, 2016.

PETER PAN GOES WRONG Announces Its New Cast
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Peter Pan Goes Wrong today announces the cast for its return to the Apollo Theatre for a limited run from 21 October 2016 - 29 January 2017. Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Peter Pan Goes Wrong sees the team behind the award-winning box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong bring their trademark comic mayhem to the J.M. Barrie classic and festive favourite, Peter Pan.

SHOWSTOPPER! The Improvised Musical Extends Until December at the Lyric Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 29, 2016

Every night the cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical pull off something incredibly ambitious; they create a real musical from scratch, not just an improv night with songs but a full story with characters you can care about, a live band of incredible musicians, and seamless choreography.

FRIENDS Co-Creators Kauffman & Crane to Receive WGA West's Achievement Award
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 13, 2016

FRIENDS co-creators Marta Kauffman & David Crane have been named recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West's 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement in recognition of their lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for television.

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